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Authorised form of nameWilson; Charles Thomson Rees (1869 - 1959); Physicist
SurnameWilson
ForenamesCharles Thomson Rees
Dates1869 - 1959
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Glencorse, Midlothian, Scotland (14 February 1869)
Death:
Carlops, Peeblesshire (15 November 1959)
Burial:
Carlops, Peeblesshire, Scotland
ActivityResearch Field:
Atmospheric and atomic physics
Education:
Greenheyes Collegiate School Manchester; BSc (Owens College, Manchester); gained an entrance scholarship to Sidney Sussex College Cambridge,(1888) and graduated 1892. MA (Cantab); BSc (Vict)
Career:
Appointed James Clerk Maxwell Scholar at the Cavendish Laboratory (1895) and published his first work on the cloud chamber; develops his work on behaviours of ions as condensation nuclei (1893-1898); appointed by Meteorological Research Council to conduct research on atmospheric electricity (from 1899); Fellow, Sidney Sussex College (1900); appointed Reader in Electrical Meteorology (1918); published his two landmark illustrated papers on the tracks of electrons (1923); Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy, Cambridge (1925-1934)
Awarded Honorary LL.D. from University of Aberdeen (1924)
Honours:
CH 1937
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
14/06/1900
Medals/Prizes:
Hughes Medal 1911; Royal Medal 1922; Copley Medal 1935; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1927 with Arthur Holly Compton (1892-1962) for his work on the Wilson cloud chamber, which made the paths of electically charged particles visible by condensation of vapour.
Council:
VP 1928-1929
RelationshipsMarried (1908) Jessie Fraser Dick;one son, two daughters
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1960 vol 6 pp 269-295, plate, by P M S Blackett
References:
P I Dee and T W Wormell, 'An Index to C T R Wilson's Laboratory Records and Notebooks in the Library of the Royal Society' in NR 1963 vol 18 pp 54-66
C T R Wilson, 'Reminiscences of My Early Years' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 163-173, plate
Wilfried Schroder and Karl-Heinrich Wiederkehr, 'Johann Kiessling, the Krakatoa event and the development of atmospheric optics after 1883' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp249-258
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/45812924
Royal Society codeNA7953
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1900/17Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004727Wilson, Charles Thompson Rees2000
MM/22/46Letter from Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Glencorse, Storey's Way, Cambridge, to 'Dear Crowther'1 October 1925
IM/Maull/004951Wilson, Charles Thomson Reesnd
IM/GA/WS/1258Wilson, Charles Thomson Reesnd
NLB/18/317Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to C T R Wilson22 February 1899
IM/005268Wilson, Charles Thompson Reesnd
NLB/39/509Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to C [Charles] T [Thomson] R [Rees] Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society29 January 1909
RR/21/56Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Atmospheric electricity potential gradient at Kew Observatory, 1898 to 1912' by Charles Chree[December 1914]
NLB/14/459Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Galzebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society15 March 1897
NLB/14/542Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Gilbert Thomas Walker, John Alexander McClelland and Charles Thomas Rees Wilson26 March 1897
RR/16/97Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity imparted to a vacuum by hot conductors' by Owen Willans Richardson18 March 1903
RR/16/110Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Meterological observations by the use of kites off the West Coast of Scotland, 1902' by William Napier Shaw and William Henry DinesMay 1903
RR/16/309Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On some continuous observations of the rate of dissipation of electric charges in the open air' by C Coleridge Farr7 March 1905
RR/17/56Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On retardation of the discharge of an electroscope by means of certain radio-active and other substances' by Walter Sydney Lazarus-Barlow16 April 1906
NLB/16/573Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to C T R Wilson2 May 1898
NLB/18/4Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R T Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society21 December 1898
NLB/17/446Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1898
NLB/17/574Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1898
NLB/19/242Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 July 1899
NLB/19/198Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Charles Thomas Rees Wilson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 July 1899
NLB/19/600Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Richard Strachey, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chairman of the Meterological Council7 November 1899
NLB/23/1/563Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society4 December 1901
CWPapers of Charles Thomson Rees Wilson1896-1910
RR/33/80Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Investigations on gaseous explosions. Part I' by William Edward Garner and S W SaundersApril 1926
NLB/32/585Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1906
NLB/32/817Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1906
NLB/32/827Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Hugh Longbourne Callendar, Fellow of the Royal Society30 May 1906
NLB/38/271Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1908
NLB/37/430Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr C [Charles] Chree, Fellow of the Royal Society18 March 1908
NLB/39/237Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to C T R Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1908
NLB/42/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr W [William] N [Napier] Shaw FRS 18 March 1910
NLB/43/239Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society25 November 1910
NLB/44/746Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to C [Charles] T [Thomson] R [Rees] Wilson FRS3 November 1911
NLB/45/41Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to C [Charles] T [Thomas] R [Rees] Wilson FRS12 December 1911
NLB/46/84Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society7 June 1912
NLB/46/291Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Robert Hadfield, Fellow of the Royal Society6 July 1912
NLB/46/715Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1912
NLB/46/688Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, Fellow of the Royal Society16 October 1912
NLB/52/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 November 1915
RR/22/92Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on an unnamed paper by Richardson11 July 1915
RR/17/16Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On a mineral chich retards the rate of discharge of an electroscope' by E H Büchner[April 1906]
RR/17/309Referee's report by Charles Thomas Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The condensation of certain organic vapours' by Thomas Howell Laby7 May 1908
RR/17/17Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'A discussion of atmospheric electric potential results at Kew from selected days during the seven Years 1898 to 1904' by Charles Chree6 March 1906
RR/17/434Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the electricity of rain and its origin in thunderstroms' by George Clarke SimpsonFebruary 1909
RR/18/97Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'An electrostatic voltmeter for photographic recording of atmospheric potential' by George W WalkerOctober 1910
RR/18/181Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Atmospheric electricity over the ocean' by George Clarke Simpson and C S WrightFebruary 1911
NLB/53/265Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq., FRS21 June 1916
RR/22/71Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the shapes of the equipotential surfaces in the air near long walls or buildings and on their effect on the measurement of atmospheric potential gradients' by Charles Herbert LeesMay 1915
RR/21/136Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On some sources of disturbance of the normal atmospheric potential gradient' by W A Douglas Rudgend [1914]
RR/21/135Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the electrification produced during the raising of a cloud of dust' by W A Douglas Rudge[February 1914]
RR/24/70Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The nature of the ions produced by the spraying of water' by J J Nolan[July 1917]
RR/22/131Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The electrical conducting and luminosity of flames containing salt vapours' by Harold Albert WilsonJune 1915
RR/23/66Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Investigation of atmospheric electrical variations at sunrise and sunset' by E H Nichols1916
RR/27/115Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the electrification at the boundary between a liquid and a gas' by H A McTaggartJune 1922
RR/29/27Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Of gas-grown skins. Some of their properties and effects' by [John Job] ManleyMay 1923
RR/38/120Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The diffraction of cathode rays by thin celluloid films' by Alexander ReidMay 1928
NLB/58/353Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esquire, FRS23 April 1920
NLB/58/424Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esquire, FRS4 May 1920
NLB/58/395Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esquire, FRS30 April 1920
RR/37/99Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On quantitative measurements in frictional electricity' by Wallace A MackyMarch 1928
RR/37/79Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The diffraction of cathode rays by thin films of copper, silver and tin' by R IronsideMay 1928
RR/33/120Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on two papers 'The mobility of ions in air.- Part I. Negative ions in moist air' and 'The mobility of ions in air. Part II.- Positive ions of short age' by Arthur Mannering Tyndall and G C GrindleyDecember 1925
RR/34/106Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Tribo-electricity and friction' by P E Shaw and C S Jex[February 1926]
RR/34/125Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The mobility of ions in air. Part III.—Air containing organic vapours' by Arthur Mannering Tyndall and L R Phillips[April 1926]
RR/38/160Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The mobility of ions in air. Part IV. Investigations by two new methods' by Arthur Mannering TyndallAugust 1928
NLB/58/945Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esquire, FRS8 July 1920
RR/38/152Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Experiments on the diffraction of cathode rays.—II' by George Paget ThomsonMay 1928
RR/38/159Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The mobility of ions in air. Part.V. The transformation of positive ions at short ages' by Arthur Mannering TyndallAugust 1928
RR/38/158Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Motion of electrons in gases' by John Sealy Edward TownsendAugust 1928
RR/41/42Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The scattering of a-particles in helium' by James ChadwickApril 1930
RR/52/129Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The energies of alpha, beta, and gamma rays' by Harold Albert WilsonJuly 1934
NLB/65/211Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq., FRS21 September 1923
RR/14/107Referee's report by John Aitken, on a paper 'On the condensation nuclei produced in gases by the action of Röntgen rays. Uranium rays, ultra-violet light, and other agents' by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson5 December 1898
RR/14/108Referee's report by Arnold William Reinold, on a paper 'On the condensation nuclei produced in gases by the action of Röntgen rays. Uranium rays, ultra-violet light, and other agents' by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson19 December 1898
RR/42/73Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The mobility of ions in pure gases' by Arthur Mannering Tyndall and Cecil Frank PowellJune 1930
RR/14/273Referee's report by John Aitken, on a paper 'On the comparative efficiency as condensation nuclei of positively and negatively charged ions' by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson21 June 1899
RR/13/312Referee's report by John Aitken, on a paper 'Condensation of water vapour in the presence of dust-free air and other gases' by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson22 March 1896
RR/13/313Referee's report by Arnold William Reinold, on a paper 'Condensation of water vapour in the presence of dust-free air and other gases' by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson5 April 1897
RR/17/437Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the electricity of rain and snow' by George Clarke SimpsonJanuary 1910
RR/44/18Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Some measurements of upper-atmospheric ionisation' by Edward Victor Appleton and R NaismithApril 1932
RR/45/8Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The elastic scattering of slow electrons in gases.—II' by Edward Crisp Bullard and Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey[August 1931]
RR/44/87Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'A theory of eddy diffusion in the atmosphere' by Oliver Graham SuttonNovember 1931
RR/44/37Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The electric field of overhead thunderclouds' by Sudhansu Kumar BanerjiJuly 1931
RR/44/105Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Elastic collisions' by John Sealey Edward TownsendJuly 1931
NLB/57/68Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard Glazebrook, FRS, Chairman, Physics Committee10 July 1919
RR/65/171Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The nature of atmospherics. VI' by F E LutkinDecember 1938
NLB/61/669Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esquire, FRS4 October 1921
RR/49/152Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The mean lives of excited neon atoms' by J H E Griffiths[November 1933]
RR/50/133Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning' by Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland and H CollensOctober 1933
NLB/57/474Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to CTR [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, Esq., FRS12 November 1919
RR/65/8Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The development of the spark discharge II' by Thomas Edward Allibone and J M MeekSeptember 1938
RR/36/87Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Experiments on the diffraction of cathode rays' by George Paget Thomson[November 1927]
RR/51/45Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The speed of positive ions in nitrogen' by J H Mitchell and K E W Ridler[June 1934]
RR/52/55Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the technique of the counter controlled cloud chamber' by Patrick Maynard Stuart BlackettMay 1934
RR/56/95Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning—II' by Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland, D J Malan and H Collens[June 1935]
NLB/67/236Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Clarendon Press, Oxford18 November 1924
RR/63/89Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning IV-The discharge mechanism' by Basil Ferdinand Jamieson SchonlandOctober 1937
RR/62/21Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'An investigation of the production of positive and negative electron pairs in a cloud chamber' by Lewis Simons and K Zuber[December 1936]
RR/57/74Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the nature of atmospherics—IV' by Edward Victor Appleton and F W Chapman[July 1936]
RR/65/59Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning. VI' by H Collens, B F J Schonland and D J Malan August 1938
RR/65/7Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The development of the spark discharge' by Thomas Edward Allibone and J M MeekFebruary 1938
RR/63/93Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The distribution of electricity in thunderclouds' by George Clarke Simpson and F J ScraseApril 1937
RR/64/120Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning III - The fine structure of return lightning strokes' by D J Malan and H Collens[May 1937]
NLB/63/523Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to The Keeper of H.M. Privy Purse02 November 1922
NLB/67/65Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, Esq., FRS14 October 1924
RR/67/389Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'The distribution of electricity in thunderclouds, II' by G D Robinson and George Clarke Simpson October 1940
NLB/63/557Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, FRS04 November 1922
RR/70/160Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning. VII Directly-correlated photographic and electrical studies of lightning from near thunderstorms' by D J Malan and Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland1947
RR/17/435Letter from Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the electricity of rain and its origin in thunderstroms' by George Clarke Simpson to Arthur Schuster9 March 1909
RR/19/44Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'On the diurnal variations of the electric waves occurring in nature, and on the propagation of electric waves round the bend of the earth' by William Henry Eccles[April 1912]
NLB/65/420Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Arthur Smith] Woodward, FRS; also sent to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy; [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq.; [Joseph] Barcroft Esq; Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman; Sir Frank [Watson] Dyson; [William] Bateson, Esq.; Professor [John Bretland] Farmer; Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins30 October 1923
NLB/64/823Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh26 June 1923
NLB/68/172Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Václav] Posejpal; Institut de Physique de l'Universite Charles, U Karlova 5, Prague25 May 1925
NLB/69/374Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of] the Royal Society; to Prof. [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, FRS23 March 1926
NLB/68/388Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs G. Bell and Sons Ltd.; York House, Portugal Street, W.C.2.4 July 1925
NLB/69/407Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Karl Kelchner] Darrow Esq., New York29 March 1926
NLB/73/51Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, FRS7 November 1930
NLB/73/93Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, FRS26 November 1930
NLB/73/7Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, FRS8 October 1930
NLB/64/603Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq., FRS09 May 1923
IM/004728Wilson, Charles Thompson Rees2000
NLB/14/636Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 April 1897
RR/16/390Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Atmosphere electricity in high latitudes' by George Clarke Simpson7 March 1905
NLB/20/486Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Charles Thomas Rees Wilson, [Fellow of the Royal Society], The Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge3 May 1900
NLB/29/409Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Archibald Geikie, to Captain Thomas Henry Tizard, Fellow of the Royal Society, Charles Thomas Rees Wilson, William Henry Dines, Fellow of the Royal Society, H N Dickson, A J Herbertson, Dr Charles Chree, Fellow of the Royal Society, Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society, Dr William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society, Dr H R Mill10 October 1904
RR/17/60Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Barometric variations of long duration over large areas' by William J S Lockyer[May 1906]
RR/21/95Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'A quantitative study of the distribution of he overhead electrical discharge employed in some recent agricultural experiments' by J Jorgensen and J H Priestleynd [1914]
RR/28/33Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Smokes: Part II.— A method of determining the size of the particles in smokes' by Robert Whytlaw-Gray and J B Speakman[November 1922]
RR/28/34Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Smokes: Part I.—A study of their behaviour and a method of determining the number of particles they contain' by Robert Whytlaw-Gray, J B Speakman and J H P Campbell[November 1922]
RR/28/83Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Atmospheric pollution and potential gradient at Kew observatory, 1921 and 1922' by Charles Chree[January 1924]
RR/14/274Referee's report by Arnold William Reinold, on a paper 'On the comparative efficiency as condensation nuclei of positively and negatively charged ions' by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson3 July 1899
RR/65/230Referee's report by Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, on a paper 'Progressive lightning V. A comparison of photographic and electrical studies of the discharge process' Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland, D B Hodges and H CollensJanuary 1938
NLB/65/231Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William] Bateson, Esq., FRS; also sent to Professor [Alfred] Fowler, Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, Dr [Frederick Frost] Blackman, Professor [John Bretland] Farmer, Professor [Frederick Gowland] Hopkins, Dr [Arthur] Smith Woodward, Dr [Frank Watson] Dyson, [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson Esq., [Joseph] Barcroft Esq.24 September 1923
NLB/68/732Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Charles Thomson Rees] Wilson, Esq., FRS23 October 1925
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